Artist Liu Bolin was born in 1973 and grew up in China’s Shandong province. Bolin is painstakingly painted head-to-toe by a group of assistants using photographs of the area behind him as a guide without the use of special effects or Photoshop.
His series “The Invisible Man” is a symbol of humanity, concealed in the growing isolation of the capital. He says, “My intention was not to disappear in the environment but instead to let the environment take possession of me”.
Russian fashion photographer Elizaveta Porodina is currently based in Munich, Germany and at only 24 years old has a brilliant work to show so far. Take a look at her Website and Flickr.
Recently featured Domino signed Austra have a new video for ‘The Beat & The Pulse’ to coincide with the news that their album Feel it Break, will be released on May 13th (16/17th elsewhere).
For the sixth time ArtBo is taking place in Bogotá at Corferias from the 21st-25th of October. ArtBo invites artists from all over the world to showcase contemporary national and international art.
As always, we´re very excited about the Artecamara exhibition which gives young artists the opportunity to showcase their work at this important event. It’s also the first time eggwhite will be able to see the children’s space, which aims to introduce general public to the history of Latin American art through fun and games.
Some people say that Sao Paulo is the world’s third biggest city. Some say it’s only the seventh. Either way Sao Paulo is massive.
Unfortunately we only had the time and money to spend four days in this magnificent city which is hardly enough to scratch the surface. Despite this we were able to visit Liberdade (home to the largest Japanese community outside of Japan), spend an afternoon at the amazing Ibirapuera Park whilst marvelling at the works of Brazil’s leading architect Oscar Niemeyer (see photo below), visit the impressive, newly opened football museum underneath Corinthians’ stadium, went to the MASP and eat perhaps eggwhite’s favourite pizza ever.
We don’t want to think how many amazing things we missed in one of the world’s biggest and most culturally important cities. Surely four months wouldn’t be enough…
Next month Secousse, eggwhite’s favourite London club night, is releasing its first compilation on Crammed Discs. Feauturing Kwaito, Funana, Kuduro, Shangaan Electro, Coupe Decale and many other contemporary African club styles this is one of the best compilations of the year. Check the tracklist below.
1. Bab Lee – Sous Les Cocotiers
2. Batida feat. Bras Firmino – Nufeko Disole
3. The Very Best feat. Mo Laudi – Angonde (Remix)
4. Janka Nabay – To Ma Ya
5. Lutchiana – Eki Bis
6. Luky Gomes – Zeze e Toto (Remix)
7. Magic System – Petit Pompier
8. DJ Serpent Noir – La Go Attoto
9. Puto Prata – Zuata Zuata
10. Jusa Dementor – African Air Horn Dance
11. DJ Vielo, DJ Anielson & Patcho Debenq – Decale Mon Afrique
12. Naty Kid – Sereia
13. Ize – Tronku Di Mundo
14. Tshetsha Boys feat. Vuyelwa – Mosemana Wa Dikgomo
15. Kaysha feat. Anofela & Top One Frisson – On Est Ensemble
16. Thomas Chauke – Xipereta
17. Skeat – Dumelang